Book Thief Quotes

Quotes tagged as "book-thief" (showing 1-11 of 11)
Markus Zusak
“When life robs you, sometimes you have to rob it back.”
Mark Zusak

Markus Zusak
“He must have longed for it so much. He must have loved her so incredibly hard. So hard that he would never ask for her lips again and would go to his grave without them.”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Markus Zusak
“He had what he called just a small ration of tools:
A painted book.
A handful of pencils.
A mindful of thoughts.
Like a simple puzzle, he put them together.”
Mark Zusak

Markus Zusak
“Standing above him at all moments of awakeness was the hand of time, and it didn't hesitate to wring him out. It smiled and squeezed and let him live. What great malice there could be in allowing something to live.”
Mark Zusak

Markus Zusak
“I prefer to remain unenlightened, to better appreciate the dark.”
Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak
“I tried not to sleep because I was afraid of who might be there when I woke up.”
Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak
“I am haunted by human”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Markus Zusak
“People observe the colors of a day at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quiet clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations, with each passing moment.”
Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak
“She gathered the books like clouds and words poured down like rain.”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Markus Zusak
“Trust me, though, the words were on their way, and when they arrived, Liesel would hold them in her hands like the clouds, and she would wring them out like rain.”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

Markus Zusak
“You hide a Jew. You pay. Somehow or other, you must.”
Mark Zusak